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  • Reconciliation indaba opens in Harare, Zimbabwe

    2/9/2016

    PEACE and reconciliation stakeholders from across the country converged in Harare yesterday to deliberate on strategies to make Zimbabwe’s reconciliation policy inclusive and effective, the National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG) said yesterday.

    Secretary-general of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC), Frederick Chiromba, who is also a member of NTJWG responsible for Promotion of Truth Thematic Area said the Harare meeting was the first in a series of six events organised by the NTJWG throughout the country.

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  • Mexico students: Report disputes official version of events

    2/9/2016

    A second report into the disappearance of 43 students in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero says there is no evidence to support the official version of what happened to them.

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  • UN Human Rights Chief confirms global participation in Sri Lanka war crime probe

    2/9/2016

    Putting a firm lid to the confusion and dissenting views - mostly within the Sri Lanka administration - that the Geneva UN resolution of October 01 never envisaged global participation of legal luminaries to probe Sri Lanka's culpability of war crimes, and that Sri Lanka will never allow outside legal participation in such a probe, UN Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told the Colombo media that the "resolution suggest international participation in the accountability mechanisms set up to deal with international crimes and gross human rights violations committed by individuals on both sides.

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